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Music Production Courses

Course leaders: Craig Tutton and Andrew Wright

Berkshire Maestros’ Music Production Courses are held three times every year. Each course covers a different aspect of the music production process, including using MIDI, recording, mixing and much more! The courses are led by professional tutors with industry experience. Courses usually last two or three days and are held at weekends or during holiday periods to make them accessible to students.

The courses are aimed at anyone who has an interest in learning more about producing music – attendees do not need to be able to play an instrument. If they have a passion for music and are keen to find out more about music technology or producing then they will enjoy this course.

Working at their own pace and level of understanding, students will be given help and advice from highly experienced leaders to assist in using the software effectively. Students will develop skills in composing, arranging, recording, mixing and mastering music and will be able to take home their work upon completion.

Students wishing to attend all three courses during 2018-19 may benefit from a special discounted price if they sign up now – please see details below. Whilst students will get the maximum benefit from attending all three courses, they are not interdependent and each can be booked and attended separately.

REGISTER HERE and PAY HERE

Click here for a map to the location of Caversham Music Centre.


Course Content

Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 January 2019: USING MIDI - Using MIDI software (with the software package Logic) to create your own music – only £75.00

  • Learn how to use virtual instrument plug-ins to create a piece of music from scratch
  • Use video or images to inspire you to compose in a particular theme or style
  • Discover how easy it can be to bring your original music ideas to life
Monday 8 to Wednesday 10 April 2019 : RECORDING - Using professional audio equipment and microphones to record live instruments – only £95.00
  • Learn how to set up for a recording including micing up instruments, preparing mixer levels and working as an engineer
  • Receive tips and tricks on how to achieve the best audio recordings and explore microphone placements
  • Polish off your mix by setting volume levels and trimming your audio

Monday 29 to Wednesday 31 July 2019: MIXING - Using studio techniques to produce a raw track to radio quality – only £95.00

  • Learn how to professionally mix and balance your track
  • Use EQ and effects to boost and alter the sound of your music
  • Explore mastering techniques and achieve a superb radio quality mix for your track

These courses are an excellent foundation for or supplement to GCSE, BTEC or A-level Music or Music Technology, or the courses can be added to the student’s CV to demonstrate their passion and commitment to developing a future career in music. Could this be a first step to becoming Britain's next top music producer?

If you have any further enquiries please contact us using soundstage@berkshiremaestros.org.uk


Special Offer

Sign up to all three Music Production courses before Saturday 5 January 2019 and you can claim the special price of only £225.00 – that is a saving of 15% on the full price of the three individual courses!


Essential information

  • Courses usually last three days - participants must attend all days
  • Registration is at 10:00am each day
  • Course ends at 4:00pm each day

Participants will need

  • A USB  flash drive memory stick
  • Headphones (optional)
  • A packed lunch and snacks to see you through the day

REGISTER HERE and PAY HERE

Click here for a map to the location of Caversham Music Centre.


 

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